Jewcy Zeitgeist: Gisele’s Off the Market, Pot’s Off the Federal Agenda, Facebook’s On the Offensive
Here are today’s top stories, in no particular order: Today, President Obama will announce a 19-month timeline for pulling almost all US troops out of Iraq. [For those of you doing the math at home, that’s by the end of … Read More
Here are today’s top stories, in no particular order:
- Today, President Obama will announce a 19-month timeline for pulling almost all US troops out of Iraq. [For those of you doing the math at home, that's by the end of 2011.] The announcement will take place at North Carolina’s Camp Lejeune Marine base.
- Supermodel Gisele Bundchen and football star Tom Brady were married in a private ceremony yesterday in Santa Monica, California. The couple, who denied many tabloid claims that they were engaged, swapped vows in a traditional Catholic ceremony. The bride – and her three dogs – wore Dolce & Gabbana.
- Attorney General Eric Holder has indicated that regulation of marijuana will be left to individual states. This means, among other things, that Californian medical-marijuana dispensaries will no longer face government raids.
- Denver-based newspaper the Rocky Mountain News will print its final edition today. The paper, which has been in existence since 1859, was in serious financial trouble and had failed to find a buyer. Throughout its history, the paper racked up many Pulitzers, the first of which came in 2000 for their coverage of the Columbine High School shootings in Littleton, Colorado.
- A study from the University of Oxford (it’s in England, not Mississippi) claims that alcohol intake in women directly correlates to their likelihood of having cancer later in life. In other news, Lilit was seen freaking out.